Karl’s Sesame Dressing

This sauce may be used on most steamed or boiled vegetables to add a Japanese flair to the dish.

Karl’s Japanese Chrysanthemum Greens with Sesame Dressing

Karl’s Japanese Chrysanthemum Greens
with Sesame Dressing

Karl’s Sesame Dressing

Ingredients

1+ Tbs. Sesame seeds, separate uses
2 Tbs. mirin, sweet rice wine
1 Tbs. tahini (sesame paste)
1 Tbs. soy sauce
1 Tbs. rice vinegar
1 Tbs. water
¼ tsp. Hon Dashi (powder, leave out for Vegan)

Directions

1. Toast the sesame seeds. Reserve one teaspoon of seeds and grind the rest to a powder.

Tip: The fresh, toasted sesame seeds enhance the nutty flavor of the sesame seeds.

2. In a small pot, combine all of the sauce ingredients.

3. Stirring, bring the pot just to the boil and remove it from the heat.

4. Cool the sauce to room temperature.

Tip: If the sauce dries out while sitting, add a splash of hot water and stir.

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